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med·e·vac  audio  (md-vk) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. Air transport of persons to a place where they can receive medical or surgical care; medical evacuation.
  2. A helicopter or other aircraft used for such transport.
TRANSITIVE VERB:
med·e·vaced, med·e·vac·ing, med·e·vacs
To transport (a patient) to a place where medical care is available.

ETYMOLOGY:
med(ical) + evac(uation)


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